Vacancies and Internships

International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW Asia Pacific) is a feminist, Global South, international women’s rights organisation, seeking to achieve gender equality and ensure protection of women’s human rights, through the progressive interpretation and implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).


IWRAW Asia Pacific is recruiting a Finance and Administrative Officer who will work as part of the Finance and Administrative team. Alongside another Finance and Administrative Officer, this role will support the effective running of financial management for the organisation. This position reports to the Finance and Administrative Manager.

Please view the full Terms of Reference in Word or PDF. If you are interested in joining a dynamic small team of 13 committed women’s rights activists, please apply via Job Street or send your CV, a cover letter telling us what you will bring to the job, and the names of two referees to by 30 December 2021. Please ensure that you include the title of the position in the subject line of your email.


Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Our internship programme offers successful applicants the opportunity to learn more about women’s human rights issues, CEDAW and related treaty bodies. Interns will also be able to gain skills in the areas of research and advocacy. As much as possible, we try to provide interns with a chance to gain hands-on experience by being involved in our trainings.

Interns are expected to contribute to areas of work relevant to the objectives and strategies of the organisation. This may involve the intern developing position papers on various issues relating to women’s rights; undertaking research, collation and analysis of cases and principles; and contributing to trainings/meetings/consultations in various ways. For examples of intern experiences at IWRAW Asia Pacific, see these blog posts from the Castan Centre: 2020 | 2019 | 2018

Applicants are requested to indicate a preference for interning in one or more of the following areas:

We welcome interns of all nationalities, especially from the Global South. Until the COVID-19 pandemic is under control, all internships will be conducted remotely. Interns will receive a small stipend of RM200 per month.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and two or three writing samples to, indicating when and for how long you would be available to intern with us.


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